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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
is already under way. >> here we go. tara, thank you so much. >>> controlling the deficit is one of the key issues of campaign 2012. this week, a group of bipartisan senators is meeting in virginia to try to keep the nation from falling off the so called fiscal cliff. the group of eight senators, four republicans and four democrats, is expected to meet for three days to try and reach a deficit reduction proposal that's acceptable to congress and the president. the fiscal cliff refers to budget control measures scheduled to take effect at year's end, including tax increases and spending cuts. >>> today attack now on the u.s. consulate in libya. one of the men responsible for u.s. diplomats in libya said he knew there were security issues there long before the deadly attack in benghazi. he's scheduled to testify tomorrow. sheryl atkinson has his story. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel andrew wood last set foot in libya in february to elite a security team with expertise in counterterrorism. from the moment he arrived, he says he saw chaos. >> shooting instances occurred. many instances involvi
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
the skills they need to get jobs they want. get this deficit and debt under control to prevent a debt crise. make trade work for america so we can make more things in america and sell them overseas and champion small businesses. don't raise taxes on small businesses because they're our job creators. he talks about detroit. mitt romney is a car guy. they keep misquoting him, but let me tell you about the mitt romney i know. this is a guy who i was talking to a family in northboro, massachusetts, the other day. sheryl and mark nixon. their kids were hit in a car crash, four of them, two of them, rob and reid, were paralyzed. the romneys didn't know them. they went to the same church. mitt asked if he could come over on christmas. he brought his boys, his wife, and gifts. later on he said, "i know you're struggling, mark. don't worry about their college. i'll pay for it." when mark told me this story, because you know what, mitt romney doesn't tell this story. the nixons told this story. when he told me this story. he said it wasn't the cash help. it's that he gave his time and he has consiste
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
spending and the deficit and that poll was taken most of that poll was taken before last week's debate which widely is seen as going to mitt romney. now in california the president last night actually mocked his own debate performance. poked fun at himself. take a listen to this. >> everybody here is incredible professionals, such great friends and they just performed flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: so the pressure is on the president important the next presidential debate which will be of course next week, but first the two number twos will go head-to-head thursday night in danville, kentucky. no one knows what to expect. joe biden going at it with paul ryan. we haven't seen these two go head-to-head before. a lot going on this week with this prop speech. a lot of fundraisers out west with the president and then course the big debate on thursday night. for cbs "this morning" i'm jan crawford in lexington, virginia. >> california's governor is taking emergency steps to cut rising gas prices. but it will take a few days to show up at the pump. th
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
be a link between exposure between low level mercury during pregnancy and attention deficit hyperactivity or adhd in children. a new study looked at 400 children and found an increased arrive in the behavior in mothers who had higher mercury levels. some fish including fresh tuna and sword fish can have high levels of mercury but researchers also found mothers who ate more than two servings of fish per week helped reduce the risk of adhd in their children. the study did not determine which types of fish are best to eat but previous research shows flounder, haddock and salmon are all lower in mercury. >>> a new study shows losing weight with a group is effective whether or not a health professional leads the program. the national institutes of health funded the research which compared professionally delivered group weight loss treatment to peer-led programs such as weight watchers. the study found both groups lost weight but people in peer- led treatments lost more. researchers say their findings are important because people need more practical, affordable options to losing weight. >>> the
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
and has come roaring back to the top of the world. (cheers and applause) >> reporter: on deficit reduction, the president accused romney of salesmanship, not leadership, part of the new approach by this president to attack not just romney's policies, scott, but his character. >> pelley: nancy, thank you. the obama campaign has been running ads in ohio for months painting romney has a hard-hearted businessman indifferent to layoffs. romney now has 28 days to turn that around. jan crawford is with the campaign tonight. jan? >> reporter: well, scott, romney arrived here in ohio with a boost in momentum and a slightly different approach. he's showing a softer side. he's also being more aggressive in defending himself. at his family's urging, romney-- a private man-- has been telling personal stories of helping others. today in iowa he talked of meeting a former navy seal who was killed, along with three other americans, in the attacks in libya. >> and it -- itouched me, obviously, as i recognized this young man that i thought was so impressive had lost his life in the service of his fellow men
CBS
Oct 13, 2012 8:00am EDT
hall debates how does the deficit and debt affect you it tripped him up a little bit. there's that personal interaction bit which is part of politics. that can be very unpredictable. we'll see how these two candidates deal with regular people when they have to talk to them face to face. >> what are we seeing at the state level. we saw romney get a bit of a bounce at the national level but ultimately the electoral college will make the choice here in this election. >> we're seeing the same kind of tightening in the battleground state polls we've seen in the national polls but it's happening in different states in different ways. governor romney is seeing some great improvement, things are going well for him in state polls and florida and colorado but not so much in virginia. tightening in ohio but not as much as colorado and florida. so, individual states are starting to align with candidates a little bit more and we'll have to see how that plays out. . >> given that movement how critical is this debate for the president? >> it's pretty critical. he needs to fix, you know, t
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